At the NAF Next 2023 conference in Phoenix, a heartwarming full-circle moment unfolded as Julie Kennedy, a remarkable alumna of Miami Beach Senior High’s Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, received the prestigious NAF Alumni Award. Julie graduated from the academy in 2004 and embarked on a successful career in the hospitality industry before transitioning to education [...]
The National Academy Foundation (NAF) is a national education non-profit that brings schools and businesses together to better prepare students of all backgrounds. Since 1980, NAF has led a movement for immersive, career-focused teaching and work-based learning. The NAF Next Perspective 2023 conference was held in Phoenix, AZ on July 11-14, 2023. During the conference, [...]
NAF Academy of Engineering students Leandra Belizaire and Shon Barthell were awarded NAF Fund II Foundation Diversity & Equity in STEM Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to support their STEM career college education.
Mrs. Doristine Williams was presented with the NAF Janet Linton National Award at the NAF NEXT conference, July 13th in Dallas, Texas. Mrs. Williams is the Lead Teacher of the Distinguished NAF Academy of Finance at Southwest Miami Senior High.
Giving back to the community. Community businesses, Government, Healthcare education & companies, Farm community wonderful day of supporting each other. Food shared, vaccinations, blood donations, therapy dogs, and all helping raise funds for scholarships and student industry conference!!! Didn’t let a little rain stop us!
Congratulations, to the following students who were awarded Engineering students each awarded $40,000 Scholarship & internship from Amazon Future Engineers, June 2022. Thank you, Amazon for supporting our students! Haily San Cesario - Hialeah Gardens Senior High School, Hialeah Gardens Valentina Loaisiga - Hialeah Gardens High School, Hialeah Gardens Ashton Penalacia - Jose Marti Mast 6-12 [...]
M-DCPS' NAF Career Academies outperformed all school districts AGAIN! Miami is home to 43 distinguished academies, the most in the nation! Congratulations to our new Distinguished and Model academies!